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Edgar Grajeda
Edgar Grajeda

Edgar Grajeda

Partner

Expert in complex dispute resolution matters

About

Edgar is partner at the firm since 2004 and a leading practitioner in civil, commercial and administrative litigation, representing clients before State and Federal courts, arbitration panels and all kinds of governmental authorities.

His thorough knowledge, strategic perspective and pragmatic approach at addressing complex matters, allow him to successfully assess legal contingencies and outline the best course of action on a case by case basis. His practice is focused on complex business litigation with ample experience in bankruptcy, restructuring, insolvency, prosecution and defense of fraudulent conveyance actions, fiduciary litigation and many other types of contested actions.

 “He is extremely knowledgeable and has excellent negotiation skills.” Chambers and Partners

Also, he is knowledgeable in comparative law, international judicial process cooperation, and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitration awards before judicial authorities in Mexico. His practice includes trying and representing clients in civil, commercial and administrative procedures before all kinds of governmental authorities and entities, as well as constitutional remedies (amparo).

Moreover, he has developed a strong practice in consumer protection matters, he represents clients before the Consumer Protection Prosecutor (Procuraduría Federal de Protección al Consumidor – PROFECO), including complaints filed by consumers, and conciliatory procedures. As well as, in administrative and jurisdictional procedures related with sanctions imposed by administrative authorities in connection with consumer protection matters.

Experience

  • Represented clients in judicial procedures related with commercial, civil and administrative law matters, in Mexico City and in several states in the country.
  • Represented clients in several bankruptcy procedures.
  • Represented clients in judicial procedures being handled simultaneously in Mexico, United States and Canada.
  • Due-diligence regarding civil and commercial litigation.
  • Commercial arbitration processes before the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Cámara Nacional de Comercio, Servicios y Turismo de la Ciudad de México (CANACO – National Chamber of Commerce, Services and Tourism in Mexico City)

Awards & Recognitions

Dispute Resolution: Litigation – Mexico, Chambers and Partners Global and Latin America Guides

Litigation, Latin Lawyer 250

Commercial Litigation recognized lawyer, Best Lawyers

Education

Postgraduate studies in Amparo Law, Universidad Panamericana, Mexico (2004) Postgraduate studies in Criminal Law, Universidad Panamericana, Mexico (1997) Postgraduate studies in Business Law, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, Mexico (1996) J.D. (law degree equivalent), Universidad de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico (1994)

Memberships

Barra Mexicana, Colegio de Abogados (Mexican Bar Association)

Languages

Spanish – English